Join fellow mamas from the larger MotherWorthy community for a renewing time of reconnecting, reflection, relaxation, retreat, and resocializing in person amongst the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.

July 7-11, 2022

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WHO

Beth Berry and other changemaking, MotherWorthy mamas

WHAT

Camp MotherWorthy
The 2022 MotherWorthy Retreat (in-person!)

WHERE

Bend of Ivy - Marshall, North Carolina (20 minutes from Asheville)

WHEN

 

Thursday, July 7 (6pm) to Monday, July 11 (noon)

COST

$1,200
Includes accommodations, all meals (vegetarian, meat, vegan + gluten free), and instruction.

*can be paid in installments

"This will be the best investment you make. The MotherWorthy retreat healed a part of my soul that I didn't believe could be put back together. I felt a deep soul cleanse from being with a group of women I'd grown to love. This retreat solidified that sisterhood."

This retreat combines community, connection, and lots of down time sprinkled with heart-led offerings + practices.

When we really slow down into deep time, we can finally hear whispers from within that go unnoticed when we're moving fast and highly scheduled.

 


 

 

 


• Rest
• Being cooked for
• Time in nature
• Space
• Introspection
• Singing
• Dancing
• Ceremony + Ritual
• River time
• Massage (optional)

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Bend of Ivy itself is magical, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and offers amazing views of the surrounding area.

 The tallest peak east of the Mississippi, Mount Mitchell, can easily be seen from the property. In addition to mountain views, there are also charming spots to sit and relax such as near the river bank, pond, fire pit, and more. 

Bend of Ivy also has a number of meandering trails that are well maintained and great for walking and taking in nature.

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Take a tour of Bend of Ivy!

Attendees will be housed with their specific MotherWorthy groups.

And also, this is a perfect opportunity to meet other awesome women doing this work as well, who share your language and potentially live close to you.

* We will accommodate roommate requests where possible. 

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Deadline to sign up for the retreat is Saturday, May 7th at 5pm EST!


*Space is very limited. Sign up now to secure your spot!

Join Us While You Still Can!

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Vaccination is required to attend. I hope you will understand my tricky positioning on this, as I respect both sides of this very personal decision.

My goal is to have this retreat feel as normal as possible, without the need for masks and social distancing, and the only way I can provide that is to require that attendees have been vaccinated.

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After two years of constant caretaking and worry of the unknown, come connect with yourself and other likeminded mamas at this nurturing and awakening retreat.

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Have we mentioned that you will be cooked for the entire time?!

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Our chef, Dava Melton, cooks “Good Natured Foods,” which refers to the natural bounty that resonates from the Earth, preparing food with caring hands, and infusing meals with comfort and delicious consistency.

Dava also specializes in gluten free cooking and baking, and provides animal protein, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free delights at each meal. Yes, she's a miracle worker.

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KIND WORDS ABOUT PAST RETREATS

  • Revolution From Home

    “Beth’s MotherWorthy retreat completely exceeded my expectations. The best word I can come up with to describe it is 'MAGICAL.' We rested, we bonded, we hiked, we swam, we laughed, we ate delicious food, we sang, we cried, we danced around a fire, we dug deep, and we became stronger, more connected women.”

  • Revolution From Home

    “At the retreat, we quickly built a strong, felt sense of community. Looking back I find it amazing that I never felt judged by any of the women there, not for one moment. It was just a special, safe space for the entire weekend. Being with that group of women I constantly felt encouraged and lifted up into being the most honest and heartfelt version of myself. I was inspired and nourished. I felt brave enough to do things that I never have done, and I was celebrated and normalized when sharing things that I rarely share with others. I came away feeling really nourished spiritually and emotionally, with a little fire burning in my heart.”

  • Revolution From Home

    “I have never felt more held and supported then I have being in circle with Beth. Through our retreat, I had the opportunity to push deeper into things I was feeling for myself and make lasting connections with sisters who 'get it.'”

  • Revolution From Home

    “Beth is a skilled facilitator with a ton of great resources that she weaves into the discussion easily. This retreat was exactly what I needed as a parent of a toddler, with all the busyness of my parent life. The space was perfect for individual relaxation and group discussion, and with all the preparation that Beth had done, I felt like the weekend went by without any extra effort needed on my part. The mix of activities was excellent as well. Integration of the incredibly beautiful setting into our reflections helped me stay grounded and inspired.”

  • Revolution From Home

    “The retreat with Beth and this amazing group of women was life-changing. It was the perfect setting and an ideal balance of emotional connection, exploring nature, diving deep and having fun. I wish we could recreate it every few months!”

  • Revolution From Home

    “The MotherWorthy retreat was an amazing way to connect in person. I felt safe, loved and free to do things and go places (physically, emotionally, spiritually) that I may not get the opportunity in my daily life. I cherish the friendships I have made through this group, I am so thankful for this opportunity. I would definitely do this again!”

  • Revolution From Home

    “The retreat with Beth was an experience I will always hold dear to my heart. After a year of MotherWorthy, it was an inspiring time spent with women to further enrich our connection and deepen our bond. Beth planned the retreat perfectly, giving us time to connection with one another and with ourselves. We all (reluctantly) left the retreat with a sense of ease and our souls filled to the brim.”

  • Revolution From Home

    “The retreat filled me with a great sense of confirmation that I am on the right path, that the work I’m doing is important, and I am part of a rising collective of changemakers.”

  • Revolution From Home

    “I didn’t realize how starved I was for connection with other brilliant, warm, funny, and openly raw women. It reminded me of the pure joy and delight of my Girl Scout Troop days as a kid. It was every bit as playful and full of sisterhood, down to the beautiful song circles. Beth is creating magic in these retreats - pure magic.”

  • Revolution From Home

    “Valuing myself was my biggest hurdle to attending, but spending the time and the money on myself was so worth it. You will be more able to show up for yourself and everyone around you after taking this time and space. I have gained more understanding about myself, connection with other mamas, and an expansiveness I couldn’t have gotten from stealing bits of time away for myself.”

  • Revolution From Home

    “I was concerned about being away from my kids, especially since I had never been away that long, but I was surrounded by other mothers - many farther ahead of me on that path - and felt so safe and encouraged that I had so much more fun!”

  • Revolution From Home

    “Beth is a wise, grounded, playful magic maker! The community of women she is growing and nurturing is powerful and changemaking. I love her commitment to revolution, and will mother myself and my children differently because of all I have learned.”

 

REFUND POLICY

Naturally, no one books with the intention of cancelling or postponing their retreat, but unexpected things do happen, so I strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance if you have concerns. I cannot offer any refund at all unless the retreat sells out, and there is someone to take your spot financially. I wish I could compensate people for unforeseen circumstances, but I have incurred expenses that cannot be refunded.

Thank you for your understanding!
* view full retreat cancellation policy HERE

SCHOLARSHIPS

A scholarship fund may be available based on generous donations by other MotherWorthy participants. If you would like to be considered for a partial scholarship, please contact us at hello@revolutionfromhome.com

FAQs


 

Can I pay in installments?

Yes. The checkout page allows you to pay in three monthly installments of $400, or pay in full.


What are the sleeping arrangements?

You will be housed near your specific MotherWorthy group. Nearly all rooms will be shared with at least one other person (all twin beds). We will accommodate roommate requests where possible. You'll be sent a survey as the retreat nears.


Can I request a specific roommate?

We will accommodate roommate requests where possible. You'll be sent a survey as the retreat nears.


How much downtime will there be?

A lot! Part of the magic of this retreat is being unscheduled for much of the time. There will also be heart-led offerings and practices to deepen connection, get us in our bodies, and fuel our soul fires. More details to come!


How much physical activity is required?

This is completely up to you. There will be opportunities for walks and meandering beside the river, and you are welcome to choose whichever fits your desired level of activity - or forgo it entirely.


I have dietary needs. Can those be accommodated?

Most likely, yes. Our chef is well-versed in dietary needs and can accommodate meat eaters, and vegetarians and vegans. Additionally, most of the food will be gluten free, and nuts and dairy will always be served on the side. Please let us know if you have a dietary need other than what’s listed here.


Which airport should I fly into?

The closest airport to Bend of Ivy is the Asheville Regional Airport (AVL), and it’s about 20 minutes away. The second closest is Greenville-Spartanburg Airport (GSP), and it’s about 92 miles out. The third closest is Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), and it’s about 133 miles out.


What are the dates and times of check-in and check-out?

The retreat begins on Thursday, July 7th, and check-in will begin that evening at 6pm. The retreat ends on Monday, July 11th, and check-out will be around noon. 


Can I contribute to another mama's retreat fee?

Yes - and thank you! You can contribute to the scholarship fund at the checkout page - a prompt will ask you if want to do so, with first priority going to mamas in your particular MotherWorthy group.


Do I need to be vaccinated to attend?

Vaccination is required to attend. Vaccine cards will be checked, so please bring yours. I hope you will understand my tricky positioning on this, as I respect both sides of this very personal decision. 

What if I need to cancel?

Words and even pictures cannot convey how sweet + magical these retreats are! I hope you'll join us so you can discover for yourself.

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Photos by:

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Please contact us with any questions!